Vital Football

Latest Millwall FC News

Lomas Targets A Clean Sheet

Lomas Targets A Clean Sheet

Manager Steve Lomas has challenged the players ahead of the game against Bolton Wanderers this weekend to keep it clean at the back and end the game with a clean sheet.

Ever since our last match against Burnley - two all draw - Lomas says he's been drilling the team defensively because he really wants us to tighten up in the Bolton game, and he wants to start chipping away at the fact we have conceded 14 goals in our last five games.

The fact we are scoring at the other end, means that keeping a clean sheet could effectively guarantee us victory with how we have been playing.

Speaking to the official site ahead of the match, he said.

'We've had three very good performances, but that being said we would have liked a few more points. It's going to be a tough game as Bolton are in decent form and picked a good win at Bournemouth last weekend. They will be on their game so we have to put on a similar performance and hopefully keep a clean sheet.'

Whilst Lomas has obviously lost the services of Shaun Derry who ended his loan spell, mutually cancelled his contract with QPR and took up the post of Notts County manager the other day, he can welcome back Jimmy Abdou following suspension and Richard Chaplow who has returned to training and sufficient fitness following injury to now be considered for the match day squad.

The gaffer says that finding some continuity is difficult because we are losing people as we get a few people back, but that's football you have to get on with it.

As for Derry, Lomas wishes him all the best in his new role and challenge, describing him as a 'fantastic professional' who deserves further success in the game.

Vital Millwall on: facebook

Vital Millwall on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday November 8 2013
Time: 8:55PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Login to post a comment

Recent Millwall Articles

EFL - The Stats Ten Games In (30/9/16)

The Football League, or as it wants to be known now, the EFL, have compiled the statistics with the vast majority of clubs now ten games into the new 2016/17 season.

Ferguson Gets Northern Ireland Call (30/9/16)

Shane Ferguson has been called up by Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill for the coming international break.

Port Vale 3-1 Millwall - Highlights

Millwall were beaten by Port Vale in League 1 on Tuesday.

Vital View - League 1, 27th-28th September

Scunthorpe continue to lead the way after an impressive win at Walsall with Bury going along nicely. Coventry and Wimbledon remain in the bottom four after they played out a draw.

Archived Millwall Online Articles

Millwall Online articles from

Site Journalists

Mamalion
Editor email
Profile
CRoS
Editor email
Profile
Site Staff
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Port Vale MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Archer50%
Romeo0%
Webster0%
Craig0%
Martin0%
Worrall0%
Butcher50%
Abdou0%
Ferguson0%
Morison0%
Gregory0%
Sub - Wylde0%
Sub - Williams0%
Sub - Onyedinma0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Scunthorpe 10 6 3 1 21 14
2 Bury 10 6 2 2 20 8
3 Bradford 10 4 6 0 18 5
4 Northampton 10 4 5 1 17 7
5 Port Vale 10 5 2 3 17 3
6 Sheff Utd 10 5 2 3 17 0
7 Bolton 10 4 4 2 16 2
8 Gillingham 10 4 3 3 15 -2
9 Peterborough 10 3 4 3 13 4
10 Bristol Rovers 10 3 4 3 13 -1
11 Chesterfield 10 3 3 4 12 1
12 Charlton 10 2 6 2 12 1
13 Fleetwood 10 3 3 4 12 0
14 MK Dons 10 3 3 4 12 -1
15 Rochdale 10 3 3 4 12 -1
16 Oxford 10 3 3 4 12 -1
17 Millwall 10 3 3 4 12 -3
18 Swindon 10 3 2 5 11 -4
19 Southend 10 3 2 5 11 -8
20 Wimbledon 10 2 4 4 10 -3
21 Walsall 10 2 4 4 10 -5
22 Shrewsbury 10 2 3 5 9 -5
23 Oldham 10 1 6 3 9 -5
24 Coventry 10 0 6 4 6 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Millwall Results (view all)

Millwall Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 8 2016 1:00PM : Charlton Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Bolton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Fleetwood Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Oct 29 2016 1:00PM : Oxford United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.whiskylion280
2.Moody194
3.BigPaul124
4.PurleyLion118
5.FireWall112
6.Wippa112
7.champs08105
8.King of The Jungle101
9.midway lion93
10.The_spear_of_destiny93